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study of how we form impressions of and make inferences about other people
the way in wich people communicate intentionally or unintentionally without words
Which type of exressions are the prime source for nonverbal communication?
which 6 facial expressions are shown?
ways that interference can occur when decoding facial expressions) What are affect blends?
facial expression registering multiple emotions
ways that interference can occur when decoding facial expressions) Display rules
culturally determined rules about which nonverbal behaviors are appropriate to display
*men dont cry, jap women dont wide smile
What is attribution?
explanation of what caused someone's behavior
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: bc it fulfilled my requirement
when behavior is thought to result from the personal characteristics of the actor
*taking this class bc they want to learn more about social psych
when behavior is thought to result from the situation the actor is in.
*taking this class bc it is required
what does the kelley's covariation model state?
that to form a causal attribution we systematically note the pattern between the presence or absence of possible causal factors and whether or not the behavior occurs
(kelleys covariation model) Consensus information
do other people react similarly toward the stimulus in the same situation?
(kelleys covariation model) Consistency information
does this target react the same way toward the stimulus across situations
(kelleys covariation model) Distinctiveness information
how unique is the behavior to this target?
What does a low census and distinctiveness but high consistency lead to?
High consistency, consensus and distinctiveness leads to
low consensus but high conssitency and distinctiveness leads to..
what are attributional processes subject to?
certain kinds of biases
covariation model implies what about people?
people use informaton in rational ways
3 examples of attributional bias
-fundamental attribution error